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CD Guadalajara are going up against guests Santos Laguna at Estadio Akron in this Liga MX (Clausura) tie on Sunday.
Our CD Guadalajara v Santos Laguna predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
CD Guadalajara will be looking for an improved result here following a 0-3 Liga MX (Clausura) loss in their previous game against Club América.
In that game, CD Guadalajara managed 46% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 1 on target. Club América had 16 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. Henry Martín (45', 75') and Sebastián Córdova (79') scored for Club América.
It’s not been often in recent games where CD Guadalajara have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Chivas have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 10 goals on the way.
Going into this encounter, CD Guadalajara are winless against Santos Laguna in their last 7 matches in the league.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of León in Liga MX (Clausura) action, Santos Laguna and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Santos Laguna had 48% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Santos Laguna was Fernando Gorriarán (32'). On the other side, León got 13 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Ángel Mena (24') and Fernando Navarro (59') scored for León.
The numbers tell their own story, and Santos Laguna have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 7 goals overall. At the back, Guerreros have not been doing too well. That aside, we will just have to wait and see if that trend might persist in this upcoming game.
Going into this encounter, Santos Laguna have not lost to CD Guadalajara in away games against them for the last 7 matches in the league. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
Head to head
Looking over past results between these clubs going back to 24/08/2017 reveals that these fixtures have been disappointments for CD Guadalajara. They’ve not been able to come away with any wins whatsoever while Santos Laguna have simply been better than them, finishing as winners in 83 per cent of those matches played.
An aggregate of 13 goals were scored between them in these games, with 2 of them for Chivas and 11 created by Guerreros. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The previous league contest featuring these sides was Liga MX (Apertura) match day 2 on 03/08/2020 when it ended Santos Laguna 2-0 CD Guadalajara.
That day, Santos Laguna had 40% possession and 19 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. The scorer was Fernando Gorriarán (6', 53').
On the other side, CD Guadalajara had 14 shots on goal with 5 of them on target.
The referee was Eduardo Galván.
Team News: CD Guadalajara
CD Guadalajara manager Víctor Vucetich has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Santos Laguna
Thanks to a largely healthy squad, there is only the one fitness issue for the Santos Laguna boss Guillermo Almada to be concerned with. Brian Lozano (Tibia and Fibula Fracture) won’t be in action.
Santos Laguna and CD Guadalajara may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. That’s why we have predicted a very close game with a score draw at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Akron (46,232)
Captain: Jesús Molina
Chairman: Ricardo Peláez
Manager: Víctor Vucetich
Competitions: Liga MX (Clausura) position 16, Liga MX (Apertura) position 7
⭐ Star Player: Jesús Molina
Regularly playing in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Jesús Molina was born in Hermosillo, Mexico. After making a first senior appearance for Tigres de la UANL in the 2007 - 2008 season, the skilful Midfielder has scored 3 league goals in the Liga MX (Clausura) 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 11 appearances.